Opinions



The Taliban’s Third Act

  Thursday, June 20, 2024

By Dr. Davood Moradian

Since their emergence out of Afghanistan’s civil war in the 1990s, the Taliban have occupied a significant place in Afghan, regional and global politics. The February 2020 peace agreement between the U.S. and the Taliban paved the way for the movement’s third incarnation as the ruling authority of Afghanistan, following its first reign (1996-2001) and subsequent successful insurgenc...


Khorasan: why many Afghanistan citizens are pushing back against the term’s association with terrorism

  Monday, June 17, 2024

By Magnus Marsden

Gunmen attacked Moscow’s Crocus City...

Modi’s Re-election: A Chance to Revitalize Afghanistan-India Relations

  Monday, June 10, 2024

By Sadiq Amini

These days, Afghan democrats need a champion, and India, under Modi’s leadership, could be that champion – if New Delhi can correct course on its Afghanistan policy.

For centuries, and particularly over the last two decades, Ind...

Addressing a Human Rights and Looming Terrorism Crisis in Afghanistan

  Thursday, May 23, 2024

By Lisa Curtis and Annie Pforzheimer

Executive Summary

Pursuing the same harsh policies as it did during its previous stint in power in the 1990s, the Taliban has increasingly clamped down on the rights of women and girls since...

Rebuilding Organizational Identity in Women's Protests

  Thursday, May 16, 2024

By Abdul Saboor Sitez

In the first steps of implementing the Taliban regime, women emerged as members of numerous movements with different slogans, expressing their strong opposition to it. Despite their recent emergence, these movements were able to create a political...

I Am Fond of These Kind People

  Tuesday, April 30, 2024

An Interview with "Hassan Kazemi Qomi", Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Kabul By Maryam Mahdavi Asl - Nimrooz Magazine.

Hassan Kazemi Qomi is one of the Iranian diplomats with a long experience of presence in Afghanistan. He was Iran's c...